Table 4.

Results for maternal intake of individual cured meats and cured meats as a group from a case-control study of medulloblastoma/PNET in children ages 0 to 6 years

Food group and no. servingsPericonception
Midpregnancy
nCrude OR (95% CI)Adjusted* OR (95% CI)nCrude OR (95% CI)Adjusted* OR (95% CI)
Ham
    <1/mo1501.01.01681.01.0
    1-3/mo2441.1 (0.8-1.7)1.4 (0.9-2.3)2311.2 (0.8-1.8)1.5 (0.9-2.4)
    1/wk1511.2 (0.8-1.9)1.4 (0.8-2.5)1441.1 (0.7-1.8)1.3 (0.8-2.2)
    >1/wk840.9 (0.5-1.6)0.9 (0.5-1.8)861.0 (0.6-1.8)0.9 (0.5-1.8)
    Ptrend0.700.581.000.54
Lunchmeat
    <1/mo3231.01.03331.01.0
    1-3/mo1301.2 (0.8-1.9)1.5 (0.9-2.4)1261.2 (0.8-1.6)1.5 (0.9-2.5)
    1/wk1020.9 (0.6-1.5)0.9 (0.5-1.5)961.1 (0.7-1.8)1.0 (0.6-1.8)
    >1/wk740.8 (0.5-1.3)1.0 (0.5-1.8)740.8 (0.5-1.4)0.9 (0.5-1.6)
    Ptrend0.380.860.520.75
Hot dogs
    <1/mo2451.01.02601.01.0
    1-3/mo2421.2 (0.8-1.7)1.2 (0.8-1.9)2301.1 (0.8-1.6)1.2 (0.8-1.8)
    ≥1/wk1430.9 (0.6-1.3)0.8 (0.5-1.4)1400.9 (0.6-1.4)0.9 (0.6-1.5)
    Ptrend0.690.830.890.95
Lunch sausage
    <1/mo4311.01.04421.01.0
    ≥1/mo1991.1 (0.8-1.6)1.1 (0.7-1.6)1881.0 (0.7-1.4)1.1 (0.7-1.6)
    Ptrend0.550.650.860.81
Pizza with pepperoni, salami, or sausage
    <1/mo1751.01.02061.01.0
    1-3/mo2700.9 (0.6-1.3)0.9 (0.6-1.4)2501.0 (0.7-1.4)1.1 (0.7-1.7)
    ≥1/wk1851.0 (0.7-1.5)1.1 (0.6-1.7)1741.1 (0.7-1.7)1.2 (0.7-1.9)
    Ptrend0.960.900.640.53
Smoked fish or lox
    <1/mo5841.01.05841.01.0
    ≥1/mo471.1 (0.6-2.1)1.3 (0.7-2.6)461.1 (0.6-2.0)1.3 (0.6-2.6)
    Ptrend0.650.420.760.47
Cured meat and fish
    <2/wk1621.01.01811.01.0
    2 to <3.5/wk1821.1 (0.7-1.7)1.4 (0.8-2.2)1760.9 (0.6-1.3)1.1 (0.7-1.9)
    ≥3.5 to ≤5/wk1341.0 (0.6-1.6)1.1 (0.6-1.9)1191.0 (0.6-1.6)1.1 (0.6-2.0)
    >5/wk1520.9 (0.6-1.5)1.0 (0.6-1.9)1541.0 (0.6-1.5)1.0 (0.6-1.8)
    Ptrend0.630.810.890.99
  • * Adjusted for income level, mother's race, age of child at interview, date of interview, gained weight as a result of nausea/vomiting, number cigarettes per day, and total calories.